Kia Forte: Hood / Hood Latch

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Hood / Hood Latch

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Hood latch assembly


Repair procedures
Replacement

[Hood lower latch assembly]

1.

Remove the front bumper assembly.

(Refer to Front Bumper - "Front Bumper Assembly")

2.

Loosen the mounting bolts and remove the hood latch assembly (A).

Tightening torque :

7.8 - 11.8 N·m (0.8 - 1.2 Kgf·m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb·ft)

3.

Disconnect the hood latch cable (A).

4.

Disconnect the hood latch connector (A), then remove the mounting screw.

5.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.

Make sure the hood locks / unlocks and opens / closes properly.

Adjust the latch alignment.

Replace any damaged clips (or retainers or fasteners).

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